[mythtv-users] Unrelenting Volume Issue
reith at racores.com
Thu Aug 4 17:12:14 UTC 2005
At 01:07 PM 8/4/2005, you wrote:
>joe.white at wachovia.com wrote:
>>I have been running MythTV for eight months and have a volume issue that
>>I have not been able to resolve.
>>The volume out from MythTV is considerably louder then any other device I
>>have. Setting the amp volume to 1 for Myth is about the same as 7 or 8
>>for my DVD player. This means that nudging the volume up as tad can move
>>the sound from inaudible to booming. I can bring the sound level in line
>>with the other components using PCM, but this results in a very loud hiss
>>at anything approaching a standard volume.
>What's the output of 'amixer scontents'?
>Sounds like your soundcard has an "External Amplifier" switch which is
>currently off, but should be on, so instead of sending line-level output,
>the card is sending speaker-level output (which could damage your amp in
>the long term).
along that vein, it could be as simple as that you're plugged into the
speaker out instead of the line out
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